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Are you breathing in Jammu and Kashmir?

Air pollution is a global public health emergency. Currently 12541302 people in Jammu and Kashmir are breathing toxic air that does not meet WHO's clean air guidelines. The district with the worst air pollution in Jammu and Kashmir is Badgam, where PM2.5 is forecasted to be 53.8 µg/m3. That's slightly polluted.

BREATHING IS INJURIOUS TO HEALTH

Air Pollution in Jammu and Kashmir

Air pollution varies from one place to another. Select a district below to get a detailed PM2.5 air quality report.

1. Badgam

248 µg/m3

2. Shupiyan

248 µg/m3

3. Baramula

248 µg/m3

4. Pulwama

248 µg/m3

5. Srinagar

248 µg/m3

6. Punch

248 µg/m3

7. Kulgam

248 µg/m3

8. Reasi

248 µg/m3

9. Rajouri

248 µg/m3

10. Jammu

248 µg/m3

11. Samba

248 µg/m3

12. Ramban

248 µg/m3

13. Udhampur

248 µg/m3

14. Kathua

248 µg/m3

15. Anantnag

248 µg/m3

16. Kupwara

248 µg/m3

17. Bandipora

248 µg/m3

18. Doda

248 µg/m3

19. Ganderbal

248 µg/m3

20. Kishtwar

248 µg/m3

21. Kargil

248 µg/m3

22. Leh

248 µg/m3

“Air pollution damages every organ and virtually every cell in the human body."

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Everything you wanted to know about air pollution in Jammu and Kashmir.

What is the most polluted district in Jammu and Kashmir right now?

Currently in Jammu and Kashmir, the most polluted district is Badgam.

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You're likely at high risk to experience adverse health effects due to air pollution. You should try to identify the sources of air pollution around you and try to reduce your exposure to it. It is not usually possible to eliminate air pollution, but proactive measures can help. In the meantime, you can wear a face mask, use an air purifier or get an air quality monitor to track your personal exposure to air pollution. Please consult your physician.

What is the data source for these air quality forecasts?

All the air quality forecasts on AirPollution.io come from Urban Emissions, India's leading source of information, research and analysis about air pollution. It is led by Dr. Sarath Guttikunda.

What city has the worst air pollution in India?

It is tempting to ask this question, but let's first recognize that air pollution is a problem that affects the vast majority of India. Currently Indians across districts are breathing air that does not meet WHO's clean air guidelines. But to answer your question, the residents of Dhalai district in Tripura are breathing the worst air pollution in India right now with µg/m3 of PM2.5 pollution.

I don't have money to buy an expensive face mask and air purifier. What can I do?

I am glad you asked. Many face masks and air purifiers available in the market are quite expensive, but not all of them. A company called Smart Air Filters sells affordable air purifiers and face masks. This is not an ad.

BREATHING KILLS

Where are India's
most polluted districts?

The health effects of air pollution are staggering. According to a story in The Guardian, air pollution may damage every organ and virtually every cell in the human body. Yes, air pollution increases the risk of heart attacks, lung cancer, asthma and COPD, but it is also known to exacerbate depression and also increase violent crime in a city.

Dhalai, Tripura

PM2.5 forecast is 542.1 µg/m3

North Tripura, Tripura

PM2.5 forecast is 420.7 µg/m3

Lawngtlai, Mizoram

PM2.5 forecast is 326.4 µg/m3

Warangal, Andhra Pradesh

PM2.5 forecast is 289.9 µg/m3

West Tripura, Tripura

PM2.5 forecast is 266.4 µg/m3

Lunglei, Mizoram

PM2.5 forecast is 243.6 µg/m3

Karimnagar, Andhra Pradesh

PM2.5 forecast is 243.2 µg/m3

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